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CANCELED: Possible Two Day IDNR Stand Up Paddling (SUP) School
CANCELED: Possible Two Day IDNR Stand Up Paddling (SUP) School @ TBD
Sep 1 all-day
Due to staff and budget constraints, all Iowa DNR Canoe, Kayak, & SUP School sessions after July 1 have been canceled. TBD Early Sep; Possible Two-Day Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) School, Dates & Location TBD.[...]
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“Treasure Hunt” on Lower Des Moines River WT 9:00 am
“Treasure Hunt” on Lower Des Moines River WT @ Paddle, Pedal & More
Sep 2 @ 9:00 am
Pirates of the Lower Des Moines River Water Trail will be stashing their treasures along the river at marked hiding places. “Paddle, Pedal & More” outfitters will host a river paddle to recover the loot[...]
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Sticks In the Water Annual “Half Chicken Dinner Float,” Volga/Turkey River
Sticks In the Water Annual “Half Chicken Dinner Float,” Volga/Turkey River @ Fire Station
Sep 3 all-day
Sep 3; Sticks In the Water Annual “Half Chicken Dinner Float,” Volga/Turkey River.               (Date has been confirmed.) Morning put-in for float on an area river, followed by chicken[...]
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Best View Planet Neptune
Best View Planet Neptune
Sep 5 all-day
Sep 5; Best View Planet Neptune. Blue giant will be visible all night (as a tiny dot).
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Full Moon
Full Moon
Sep 6 all-day
FULL MOON SCHEDULE 2017: (Iowa 2017 dates, times at Cedar Rapids, note CST or CDT times.) Jan 12, Thursday, Sunrise 7:33, Sunset 4:57, Moonrise 5:36 CST Feb 10, Friday, Sunrise 7:09, Sunset 5:34, Moonrise 5:29[...]
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CrawDaddy Outdoors Thur Demo Days, Waverly Sep 7,21 6:00 pm
CrawDaddy Outdoors Thur Demo Days, Waverly Sep 7,21 @ Avenue of Saints Lake
Sep 7 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Sep 7, 21; CrawDaddy Outdoors Thursday Demo Days, Ave of Saints Lake, rural Waverly, 6:00-8:00 pm. Free. Info on schedule of Thu and Sat Demo Days: http://crawdaddyoutdoors.com/
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Grandparents Day
Grandparents Day
Sep 10 all-day
 
“Pelican Festival” Coralville Lake near Swisher 11:00 am
“Pelican Festival” Coralville Lake near Swisher @ Hawkeye Wildlife Area
Sep 10 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Sep 10; “7th Annual Pelican Festival,” Hawkeye Wildlife Area, Coralville Lake, 11:00 am-4:00 pm. Sponsored by Iowa Audubon, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Iowa DNR, City Bird Club, Cedar Rapids Audubon. Family event includes viewing[...]
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Best View Planet Mercury
Best View Planet Mercury
Sep 12 all-day
Sep 12; Best View Planet Mercury. Low in E sky just before sunrise.
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Disabled Veteran Kayaking/Canoeing event at Riverside
Disabled Veteran Kayaking/Canoeing event at Riverside @ Riverside Casino
Sep 13 all-day
Tom Sabotta & Sherri Evans, coordinators of volunteers for the annual Vets Paddle at Riverside, report that the signup indicates the event will be busiest at 10:00 am and 1:00 pm, with 17 and 25[...]
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“Dragoon River Romp,” Des Moines River Cleanup
“Dragoon River Romp,” Des Moines River Cleanup @ Seven Oaks Recreation
Sep 16 all-day
The Dragoon River Romp is a “Keep Boone County Beautiful” event. The vision of KBCB is a cleaner and more beautiful county. Its mission is to protect and preserve the beauty and quality of life[...]
Iowa River Cleanup, Sturgis Ferry to Hills Access 7:30 am
Iowa River Cleanup, Sturgis Ferry to Hills Access @ Sturgis Ferry
Sep 16 @ 7:30 am
Sep 16; Iowa River Clean-up, Iowa City, Sturgis Ferry Boat Ramp to Hills Access.   http://www.iarvcp.org/ Organizers of the Iowa River Cleanup, an annual effort to haul trash out of a 9.5 mile section between Iowa[...]
CANCELED: Voyageur Canoe Core Crew Training Session, Rock Creek, Camanche, Clinton CCB 10:00 am
CANCELED: Voyageur Canoe Core Crew Training Session, Rock Creek, Camanche, Clinton CCB @ Rock Creek
Sep 16 @ 10:00 am
CANCELED: Voyageur Canoe Core Crew Training Session ~ 10:00 AM ~ ~ Rock Creek ~ 3942 291st St, Camanche, IA 52730 Clinton County Conservation will host a Voyageur Canoe “Core Crew” Training Session at Rock Creek,[...]
CrawDaddy Outdoors Demo Day, Rodgers Park, Vinton 10:00 am
CrawDaddy Outdoors Demo Day, Rodgers Park, Vinton @ Rodgers Park
Sep 16 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
CrawDaddy Outdoors Demo Day, held at various locations around Eastern Iowa,         10:00 am-2:00 pm. Free. Info on complete schedule of Thu and Sat Demo Days: http://crawdaddyoutdoors.com/
“River Runner Regatta and Cardboard Boat Race,” Manchester. 2:00 pm
“River Runner Regatta and Cardboard Boat Race,” Manchester. @ Manchester White Water Park
Sep 16 @ 2:00 pm
SEP 16; “River Runner Regatta and Cardboard Boat Race,” Manchester. Event will begin at 2:00 pm at the Manchester Whitewater Park. Hosted by Franklin Street Brewing Company. The evening’s entertainment will be provided by Stutterin’[...]
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Constitution Day
Constitution Day
Sep 17 all-day
 
“Monarch Migration,” North Boat Ramp at Lake Sugema, 3 mi SW of Keosauqua 5:00 pm
“Monarch Migration,” North Boat Ramp at Lake Sugema, 3 mi SW of Keosauqua @ Lake Sugema (3 mi SW of Keosauqua)
Sep 17 @ 5:00 pm
Monarch Migration Sunday, September 17th at 5:00 pm Meet at the North Boat Ramp at Lake Suegma (3 mi SW of Keosauqua) Join us for a fun evening of catching, tagging and releasing monarch butterflies[...]
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IACCB Annual Fall Conference, Sioux Center
IACCB Annual Fall Conference, Sioux Center
Sep 21 – Sep 23 all-day
Sep 21-23; Iowa Association County Conservation Boards (IACCB) Annual Fall Conference, Sioux Center. Hosted by the Lyon & Sioux CCBs.  http://www.mycountyparks.com/Info/IACCB.aspx
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“Paddle into the Past,” Lower Des Moines River WT 10:00 am
“Paddle into the Past,” Lower Des Moines River WT @ Eldon Boat Ramp to Douds Boat Ramp
Sep 23 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Paddle into the Past Saturday, September 23rd from 10:00 am-2:00 pm Eldon Boat Ramp to Douds Boat Ramp Paddle into the past as participants learn the history of the Ioway people! Participants will paddle past[...]
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